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TOLUME jg?uinii?5r ' . WHlimKfl.W.VA.. SATtoRDAX OCTOBER 20. 1900. ^ J' fRI0E TW0
SURGING MASS OF HUMANITY IN CAPITAL CITY lo Pay Their Kespects to the Noxt yice President of the United States?Everybody Turned Out. greatest demonstration Ever Witnessed in Kanawha Valley. Torchlight Procession at Night. T. .1 TT11 n Uti rrfnn I Bpfdal Dispatch to the Intclllgencer. CHARLESTON ,W. Vu., Oct. 19.Thls was the greatest duy In the history j of Charleston?In a political sense. All | Kanawha and adjoining counties ap? j peaml to have turned out to do honor to Theodore Roosevelt. People poured Into Charleston this morning by the thousands, by the train load, by steami boat loads, by private conveyances, on horseback, on mulcback and on foot. , Boon the city presented a most extra! ordinary sight, with the marching delegations on foot and on horseback, flags /lying, banners tloatlng, bands playing, j emblems fluttering, and over all and j above the magnificent and prolonged | cheering and yelling that greeted.the ' different delegations as they came ehouting Into town. Wonderful Demonstration. It was a gala day, and It was a hot time In the old town in day time. The parade was the greatest civip demonstration ever seen here; there were thousands in It. After the parade had passed through the principal streets it halted on Kanawha street until tho arrival of Governor Roosevelt, on a special train at 3 o'clock. Then the immense procession of shouting man, on foot and on horseback, moved up Cap| itol street to the wigwam, the sides of which had been torn down, as Its capacity was inadequate by many thousands to accommodate the surging mass of humanity that was anxious to hear Roosevelt. "When the building had been filled, thousands surged and packed on tho outside, anxious to catch a glimpse of the speaker, or a word now and then. Escorted to the Wigwam. Promptly at 3 o'clock Governor Roosevelt's special train reached Charleston, from Huntington, and ho and his party were met at the train by a reception commJttec of rllatlngulshcd citizens, and [ was immediately escorted to the wlg[ warn by the famous Elklns Marching ! Club, In charge of CapL E. E. Hood and a detachment of the Kanawha Rough Riders, In charge of Capt. John A. Thayer. He met with a continual and tremendous ovation along the entire route to the wigwam. Tens of thousands chcered him to tho echo. The parade moved under the auspices of Col. N. S. Burlew, assisted by thirty-five aides. Hon. ."William Seymour Edwards presided ever the meeting at the wigwam. A Republican Year. The town is chuck full of a seething Kims of hearty, healthy, well fed, well clothed and happy humanity, all being [ tho evidences of prosperity and con| tentment in every feature of their counl tenances. Truly, this is a Republican year, and calamity is sitting in the Eloogh of despond. This great meeting means a gain of no less than 500 votes to the Republican ticket In this county. To-night there was a. torchlight procession, fireworks and speaking at the wigwam by Hon. Romeo H. Freer, Hon. Daniel J. Ryan, of Ohio; Hon. P. 33. Lalnl. Hfin. Tlnvlfl T4Mf?lr?v nnH Others. FINE RECEPTION Given by Cabell Republicans to Boosevolt?Largest Crowd Ever Seen In Huntington at a Political Meeting. Bpeclal Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. HUNTINGTON, W. Va. .Oct. 19.?The Roosevelt special train arrived here on time at 12:15 to-day. The party was met by the reception committee, and escorted to the stand, at Fifth avenue and Ninth street, where they, with Governor Roosevelt, reviewed the magnificent parade, which In numbers was tho largest ever seen In i thi city, after which he addressed over 15,CM people. Enthusiasm Unbounded. The meeting was the greatest ever hc-M here, and the enthusiasm wns unbounded. The Vice Presidential candidate was cheered by surging cmwds all the way from tho depot to tho placo of *1"-iking, over Ave squares. j " * fp'"?ch consisted of a scathing Arraignment of thi? Democmtlc party find Mr. 13ryan?for mismanagement by the former and false prophecies by tho latter, and no clearly were his propositions presented that at every point he Was greeted with deafening applause. Thieves Follow Roosevelt. Epeclnl Dlnpatcli to the Intolllcencer. t'AKKRRSBURO, W. Va., Oct. ID.? Thieves following the* Roosevelt party tnade heavy haula hert? yesterday, and k*t night. and dozens of empty pockctfcookx' were found In tho streets and' *' ! J.? during tho day. Tho losers arc th* Rev. Father Hlclwy, of St. Xavler's church; Hon. Homer H. Wood, of RItch "u.uy, ana u. uiagei, or znncsv?lc. Two thieves wero caught In the tath room of St. Joseph'* Hospital, W?*Te n hnzmir Is In progress, where M'-y were hiding for the purpose of fobbing the Indks of thr? money taken Jli at th" anveral tables. Large Crowd nt tho Depot. ''AltKEItSBUItO, "\V. Va., Oct. JD? Governor IlooieVtit left here over tha Ohio River railroad at 8 a. m. on a ?poclal train. A large crowd gathered at tho depot to see him off. HOST EVENTPUL In tho History of the Campaign Was m.i- , rr\. ..?v. muiu MUVOVICIbD J.1IJ/ t AU?UU(JU J.IUO State. HINTON, W. Va., Oct. 19.?Governor Roosevelt and his party closed their tour of West Virginia to-night, after one of the longest Journeys In the western trip. Starting from Parkersburg on tho upper Ohio In the morning, ho made speeches at different points along the Ohio river, notably at Point Pleasant and Huntington. From the latter place he started up tho Great Kanawha valley, making speeches along the wjty and going across the river at Charleston to witness a great demonstration at the state capital and to make an address of some length at the wigwam. He was accompanied from Huntington through the Kanawha valley by Governor Atkinson and staff and state ofllc?rs and a'large reception committee. Prom Charleston the Bpeclal train proceeded directly across tho mountains. The two days that Governor Roosevelt spent In touring this state have been among the most eventful In .the history of the campaign. Governor Roosevelt passes next Into Maryland and thrnce Into his own state, after having crossed the continent along the lakes westward and returning by a circuitous route through the middle ?Ute? *nd tho Ohio Valley. Price of Coal Still Advancing. PHILADELPHI A Pa., Oct. 111.?The Lehigh Valley Coal Company to-day sent out circulars to the trade quoting city coal prices f.o.b. at tho mines. The price of all'sizes Is advanced 59 cents over the July circular. The figures arc as follows: Lump, 52.50; broken, 52.Tr.; egg, 53.00: stove, 53.25; chestnut, 53.25: pea, $1.75; buckwheat, 51.25. , STRENUOUS PROGRAMME / Paced Senators Hanna and Frye Yesterday In Their Journey in Nebraska?Unique Campaign Banners. NORFOLK, Neb., Oct. 19.?Southward through the eastern counties of Nebraska, Senator* Hanna and Frye continued their campaign work to-day. A strenuous programme was before them. It required early rising and a running schedul? of 45 miles an hour with speeches at Sioux City, Iowa, Wakefield, Wayne. Winslde and Hosklns and Norfolk, Nebraska. Transferring at that point to the Union Pacific, stops j were scheduled at Madison, Senator Allen's home; Humphrey, Platte Center, Columbus, Schuyler, North Bend, Fremont, Wahoo and an evening meeting at Lincoln, the home of W. J. Bryan. To-morrow's programme, the lqst day of Senator Hanna's trip. Includes but eight speeches, the last at Omaha In the evening. Sioux City was the last stop to-day. It was about 7:30 and the.crowd was made up mostly of worklngmen with their dinner palls on their arms. A Peculiar Banner. At Wlnshle, a little hamltt In the midst of the corn country, Senator Hanna saw the following banner as he stepped out cn the platform: "Populist farmers?Beware! chain your children to yourselves or put 'em under the bed ?Mark Hnnnn Is In town." "Oh, I am not so dangerous as all that," paid he, laughing. "Take your hat off, Mark, and let us see," shouted the crowd, which cheered as Mr. Hanna compiled. Prosperity was debated for five minutes. The farmers composing the aydlcnce cheered until the train was far from the station. At Norfolk, Neb., the streets were packed for blocks around the speaker's stand. The wind, was blowing almost a gale, but clouds of dust filled the air and Senator Hanna's voice at times was almost Inaudible. Said he: Willing to I/Iake Any Sacrifice. "I have heard that you hav^ a candidate for the presidency living in your Btate and that he has- got It bad?so bad that he Is willing to sacrifice all the material Interests of this country In order that he may attain the height of his ambition. Now, my friends, you are not called upon to exercise the prerogatives of your votes to satisfy the ambition of any man, but you are called upon to consider your own Interests, the Interests of your families, the interests of your'countrymen and your country first." A half hour's stop was made at Madison. Here Senator Frye made his first speech of the day, covering briefly substantially the same ground as In his speeches of yesterday. Senator Hanna then urged the voters to forget past party affiliations and to remember that present conditions under the Republican administration arc of unprecedented prosperity. NOT FOR SALE la tho Control of the Postal Telfrgraph and Commercial Cable Companies. NEW YORK, Oct. 19.?Vlco President and General Manager W. H. Baker, of the Postal Telegraph Company, made the following statement to-dny: "Persistent rumors are In circulation retarding a pending combination of the Postal Telegrnph-Cable Company, the Commercial Cable Company, the Western Union Telegraph Company and the American Rell Telephone Company, of Amerlcn. Officers of the Postal Teleffmnti.Pstiln fnmnnm' ??nfl thr? ('nm. merclnl Cable Company deny emphatically that either company U contemplating any such combination, and state that the control of the Pofltnl Telegrnph-Cable Company nnd tha Commercial Cable Company la not for sole." NO VERDICT Given Out in the Youtsey Cnso. Prisoner's Condition Improved. GEORGETOWN, Ky., Oct. 19.?There will be no verdict In the Youtscy cane to-night. When court met at 8:30 tonight the cane was formally submitted to the Jury. The Judge told them they could use their own pleasure about considering the case to-night or to-morrow morning. They decided to tnko the pnper* to their rooms to-night nnd report at 9 o'clock to-morrow morning, and they were fl?nt out with that understanding. Youtsoy's condition to-night In betteT thnn yesterday. Ho has taken nourishment to-day without trouble, and physIclans any his temperature, pulse and respiration nrn normal, L LABORING MAN MAKES APPEAL FOR MR. ELKINS And Congressman Dayton?Takes West Virginia Republican Association at Washington by Storm. FRIENDS TO THE WORKMEN. Tloirnto^ nnira +n Tliatw Hnnnn?nonn*1 of Ingratitude to Vote Against Them?Vigorously Applauded. Special Dispatch to tho Intelligencer. WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 10.?Mr. B. D. Simmering, a representative laboring man, came voluntarily to-night before the West Virginia Republican Association, and took the boys by storm by an earnest appeal In behalf of Senator KIkins and Representative Dayton, of the Second West Virginia district. Mr. Simmering spoke from personal knowledge, declaring that the sonator and Mr. Dayton bad introduced and advocated, without solicitation, a bill to grant annual leave to a class of 'mechanics, numbering thousands, employed on government work, who had never before beer, favored. Besides, he said, he had known Senator Elklns to devote days to legislation for the worklngmen, remaining during evening sessions of Congress until midnight, In order that he mlghi lose no opportunity to further their Interests. Pointing to the portraits of the senator and Mr. Dayton which graco the walls of the club room, Mr. Simmering said In homely but forcible language that the two had done mure to promote the well-being of the laoorlt.g man than Mr. Bryan could do in a life time. The Basest Ingratitude. "It will be the basest of ingratitude," ho said, "if the miners and mechanics of West Virginia fail to vote for the return of Mr. Elkins and Mr. Dayton to the halls of Congress." He urged the members 10 go home and work and vote for both of them, to the end that the friends or labor shall receive an emphatic endorsement. The speaker was'applauded vociferously from the start to the finish. He is a member of the United Order of American Mechanics, which is ullied with the Federation of Labor. The association was also addressed by.jMessr-. Thovpax.G. Henry, .and S. J. Block, the latter a German, wall known in the Sscond West Virginia district. Both made telling spcechca; DEMOCRATIC FRAUDS Prevented by Writ of Prohibition. Restraining Intermediate Courts from Issuing Naturalization Papers to Foreigners. Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer. P-tliPTriK' W Vn nr?. 10.?.fmltro John H. Holt, of Grafton, to-day issued a temporal-/ writ of prohibition, restraining and prohibiting the Intermediate court of Marlon county from issuing naturalization papers and administering the oath of citizenship to foreigners. The application was made by Attorney U. N. Arnctt, E. M. Showalter and E. F. Morgan, of Fairmont, and the petition was signed and sworn to by W. E. Arnett and L. C. Powell and A. Howard Fleming. Nice Legal Question. A very nice legal question is raised by the writ as to the Jurisdiction of a court of limited Jurisdiction to grant naturalization papers. The question would probably have never been raised but for tho abuse of the Jurisdiction made by this court. Tho Democratic machine in Marion county has for the past ten years been resorting to tho Illegal naturalization of aliens through the medium of this court to supply all deficiencies in the Democratic poll of the county to enable them to carry the county. Lnrge Majority to Overcomo. They have recently discovered that they have a Republican majority of nearly S00 in this county to overcomo, and for several days have been driving In Italians from the mines by the dozen, many of whom have not lx?en In the United States more than six to twelve months, and crowding the co rt room and court records with them at tho rate of about thirty per day. Protests of No Avail. All the protests of good citizens and attorneys to prevent this corrupt asBault upon the ballot box were of no avail, until thlH evening: the wholesome remedy of a writ of prohibition was applied for and Krunted. TtiQre will be now no further repetition of this outrage on the part of the Marlon county Democracy. "DEMOCRATS NO MORE." Feature of the Roosevelt Meotlng at Hinton was Twenty Former Bourbons Carrying a Dannor With the Above Inscription. Special Dl?patch to tho TntHllccncer IIINTON, W. Ya,, Oct. ID.?Governor Roosevelt's special train arrived here at 7:30 thlH evening, and waft met nt the depot by n, reception commlttce of about one hundred local Republicans? of this county. The party consisted of Mr. Roosevelt, Hon. W. H. Edwards, and Governor G. W. Atkinson, of Charleston, Hon. M. Roach, of Fayette county, and members of tho press, who were driven to the park, where Governor Atkinson introduced Mr. Roosevelt to tho vast audience, estimated to be fully six thousand people. Made a Short Speech. Owing to the poor condition of Mr. Roosevelt's voice, he did not make a longthy speech, but ho lost no time In comparing Republican promises with Bryan's prophosles made In '96, and left the audience to draw their own conclusions ns to which wan correct. Ho wa.n cheered loudly, and many times his sentences wore lost In ap- j plause. One special feature of the meeting: was a party of about 20 former ' Democrats, who carried a banner reading: "Wo are Democrats No More." They figured quite prominently In the parade, and caused much comment. Mr. Roosevelt and party left at 9:15 for Washington. The crowd which attended the meeting was the largest that ever attended a' political meeting at ] this place. DEMOCRATIC LIE NAILED. Senator ElklnB Shows That Only 500 i Copies of His Charleston Speech Were Mailed, and That Postage For Knmn XXTna "Paid Special Dlupatch to the Intelligencer. ELKINS, W. Va., Oct. 19.-Ever. since the Republican state convention at Charleston, the Democrats have persisted In circulating the story that Senator Elklns has sent his speech made at that convention through the malls without paying postage for the same. c In refutation of these false statements, the following letter and affidavit are given out to the public: The Affidavit. c State of "West Virginia, , County of Randolph, ss. Personally appeared before me, the e undersigned, notary public In and for r the county of Randolph, John Jordan, v who, being first duly sworn, stated: That since June of this year he has c been employed as clerk In Senator El- t kins' office In "Washington, and that r some time in the month oPJuly, after d the Charleston,- W. Va., convention, he was directed by Mr. C. N. Livingstone, private secretary to Mr. Elklns, to u send out five hundred coplcs of his g Charleston speech, giving to this afllant A tit the time a just or addresses to u which the speech should he mailed. He t also told this affiant to find out the d amount of postage It would take for each speech, and after this affiant ascertained the amount required; gave him the money with which to pay the > postage. This affiant further Btates that he only sent out (500) Ave hundred 11 of said speeches, and he paid the post- fl age on same, and no speech was sent j| out otherwise than postage prepaid to . the best of his knowledge and belief. There were only 10,000 speeches printed, F and 7.500 wore distributed at the Char- a leston convention; 2,000 or thereabouts v sent to Elklns, "W. Va., by express, leaving 500 to go through the mall, which r this affiant sent out, postage prepaid, as c above stated. JOHN JERDONE. f Sworn to befcrc me this 15th dav of October, 1900. [SEAL.] N. I. HALL. c Notary Public. s Mr. Livingstone's Statement. p I am quite familiar with the facts re- P lated In the above statoment of Mr. a Jerdone, who acted In the capacity of t mall clerk under me and by my direction. On my return from (pharleston, r where I attended the convention, I turned over to Mr. Jerdone about 500 copies of the speech delivered by Senator Elklns. at the convention, and pro- .1: vlded him'with the money with-which c to purchase postage stamps for mailing . them. I also furnished Mr. Jerdone with a list, which he followed In mailing the 1 speeches. c In this connection, I wish also to state that Senator Elklns does not per - . sonally supervise or direct In any way 1 the mailing of the public documents at t his disposal. The distribution Is made \ under my direction. In compliance with f requests which come to him from conRtlhlnnlo In t... invhC Ing the extent of the correspondence and other work in connection with the i; departments to which Senator Elklns gives his personal attention, would realize that It would not he possible for F him to look after matters of this kind, s I know the facts as stated by Mr. Jer- f done to be true. COLIN' H. LIVINGSTONE. J DESPERATE GAME Being Played by the Democracy?Of- 5 ferlng Thrco Votes lor One in Or- ? der to Carry the Legislature. c Specinl Dispatch to the Intelligencer. c PARKERS13URG, W. Va., Oct. 19.? ? The stnte Republican committee hna j received Information that the Demo- t crats are offering three votes for Bry- r an, Holt and Davis for one vote for the legislative ticket, their purpose being to j. defeat Senator Elklns for re-election to , the Dcnate. They nre notifying the dls- j trlct leaders In every county to look out for the traders, and advising them a to be on their guard. It Is also said that i McGraw, who was here from Saturday e until last night, has diverted all money j collected for a campaign fund Into the legislative channel. DOVENER AND CALDWELL J Did Effective "Work in Braxton Coun- c ty?Greeted by Largo Crowds. c Special Dispatch to the Intnllisencer. SUTTON, W. Va, Oct. 19.-Capt. R 1 13. Dovener and W. G. Caldwell spoke y at Falls Mills, on tho 13th; at Sutton on the 15th, and tho former at Frame- J' town, on the ICth Inst. Mr. Caldwell . made short talks with good eftoct. Owing to other engagements, he could not ^ go to Frametow'h,. but returned to Wheeling. Captain Dovener was at his best and made three very effective (3 speeches, dwelling particularly on the business Interests of tho country generally, comparing the present prosperous condition to that of the depressed condition of business and bankruptcy C under a Democratic administration, j Lan?e and enthusiastic crowds ?rrp<?t?rt him at all the placeH. I 00m v Electric Bftilwuy Officers Elected. 0 Bpeclnl Dispatch to the Intclllcencer. 0 PARKER8BURG, W.' Va., Oct. 13.? t The Htockholdere of tho Fairmont & t Clarknburg Electric Railway Company r met hero yesterday and elected the fol- t lowing director#: J. N. Camden, Sprlgg r D. Camden, Jsaao D. Davis, Parkern- r uurg; A. B. Fleming, Fairmont; J. A. J, Flcklngcr, Monongahj Herbert R. Preston, Baltimore; E. R. Bacon, of New York. J. N. Cnmdnn wiui electcd president and Sprlgff D. Camden, sec- 3 retary and treasurer. Thin company 1r organized for the purpose of building nn electric passenger railway from Fairmont to Clarksburg, W. Va. 1 ? m. (1 Mr. Sherman Moro Comfortable. t WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 19.?Ex- c Secretary Sherman was more comfort- r able to-day and to-nlsht ho is reported r resting easily. p Joo Qana Wins n Battle. 1 v DENVER, Oct. 10.?Joo Qana won from "Spider' Kelley In the eighth . round. # HITCH BETWEEN OPERATORS AND THE STRIKERS. Gutter Demand That in Addition to 10 Per Cent Advance the Cost of Powder Must he Eeduced. PROLONGED TIE-UP EXPECTED. -abor Leaders Believe the Coal Men Will be Obliged to Give in?Production. of Coal Going Down. HAZLETON, Pa., Oct. 19.?Aa far .-.a he United Mine "Workers' officials arc oncemed matters are at a standstill In he anthracite miners* contest with the perators. There was nothing: new In he situation tu-day and President Mlthell still refused to talk. Much disappointment was expressed n this region to-day becauso an early ndlng of the strike was preventod by eason of the powder grievance. What brill be done with this question is dlffiult to forecast and it is believed the Inlted Mine Workers' officials have iot definitely decided wnat they will o. Some of the strike leaders say the inlon officials are not authorized by the icranton convention to dccldo the poW' er grievance and that another convenlon of minors will be necessary to Ispose of the question. Want Plat 10 Per Cent Boise. A prominent official of the United Jlne Workers said to-night that the nen throughout the anthracite coal icld are Insistent on a fiat 10 per cent ncrease without the powder reduction ielng considered in figuring out the lercentage of advance. When he was sked what the United Mine Workers rould do if the presidents refused to ecede from their stand, he said the ontest would continue until they were orced to make the concession. This ofllclal further Bald that he felt onfldent that the men could afford to tand Idle longer than the mining comlanlcu could. He said that In certain arto of the region several mines ore howlng signs of caving In becaure here are not men on hand to keep them iroperly timbered. Tendccy to Influence Operators. lie added that the cost of malntalnng the properties while In Idleness and ther-monetary losses Incurred during he strike would have a tendency to nfluence operators In favor of making oneesslonfl. When It was suggested to him that here might be a break In the ranks of he strikers before the operators would vcaken, he expressed the utmost conIdence In the loyalty of the men In the ntlre replon. Notwithstanding the confidence of the ribor leaders in this ability to hold the nen together there Is a bellof irevalent here that a break will come ooner or later. Strikers seeking relief rom the United Mine Workers are beaming restless with each succeeding lay. Production Growing Smaller. The production of coal Judged by the hlpments made from this region, Is Towing smaller. Yesterday the Ha oal company, which taps nearly all the olllcrlcs In this region, hauled nlnetyIx cars of coal, against an a vera re [ally shipment of about S00 cars before he strike. This Is the lowest shipment node In any one day since the strike ogan. A labor demonstration will be teld In Pottsvltle next Tuesday, In vhlch President Mitchell will partlcl>ate. The ten collieries of the Lehigh coal nd navigation company situated In he Panther creek valley are still In opratlon. The state troops are located here and matters remain quiet. Employes Invited to Eeturn. WILKESBARRE, Pa.. Oct. 19.-The ..ehlgh Vnlley and a few other coal oirrpanles In the Wyoming valley postd notices at their, collieries to-day, In ^hlch they Invite their employes to r*urn to work at a 10 per cent Increase In ^agcR, the same to hold good until Iprll 1, 1901. Few of the strikers went icar the collieries to read the notices, ne newspapers lurniBmng tnem an tne nformntlon deBlred. Up to noon nono f the companies posting tho notices lad received any applloation for.work. The stumbling block now Is the powler question. Compel]od to Shut Down. SHENANDOAH, Pa., Oct. 19.?The Cambridge colliery resumed operations o-day under a promise to tho emiloyes that tho 10 per cent advance rould be granted and tho sliding scale .bollshed. About 9 o'clock a commltteo f mine workers waited on D. R. James, he senior member of the Arm owning he colliery and admonished him to. nako no further effort to work until eturn to work In a body. Mr. Jamfa iromlscd the commlttce to stop vrork it noon. THE POWDER QUESTION Preventing a Consummation of Deal jioiwccu uporuluiu uuu iuwicra. PHILADELPHIA, Pa.. Oct. 19.?Dr. I. M. Howe, who represented A. ParLeo & Company at the conference In his city, between the Individual oprritorn and the officials of the Phllndel>hla & Reading, and Lehigh Vallcv allroads, In npeakliiH to-duy about the towder question which seems to havu lalted the settlement of the mine rorkers' strike, said: "The independent mlno owners will lot rcduco thh prlco of powdor from $2 75 to H 50 find 111 addition grant a 10 per cent Increase In wages, neither will the Lehigh Valley, bo their officials tell me. "Suppose we should cut oft <1 25 from the coat of powder, that would represent about 6 per cent of the minors' wages. If then, we should glvo the miners 10 per cent more In wages, the real advance to them would be 16 per cent. This we can never kJIow. "The plan is to flx ono prioa for powder, |l 50, and also pay the 10 per cent wage advance In wages, but the reduction In powder must bo considered as a part of the 10 per cent Increase. We are acting In good faith and the miners should do likewise, as.they will receive a 10 per cent advance, part of It being the saving to them In the lower price of powder. "The Reading company has never charged more than 51 50 for powder." "LINCOLN AND M'KIISLEY." Bishop Fowler Pays High Tribute to the President?An Exponent of Sound Republican Doctrine. CHICAGO, Oct. 19.?This evening the Right Rev. Bishop Fowler, of Buffalo, N. Y., spoke to a great assemblage In the Auditorium under the auspices of the Marquette Club, on "Lincoln and McKinley." The bishop spoke for iwo hours, holding the closa attention of ill* hearers. At llmcB the applause was trpmnndntiM. Bishop Fowler said In part: "I am Ihvlted here to talk under the auspices of the Marquette club upon two providential men, Lincoln and McKlnley. In coupling: these names in thin order, we are following the logical order, from knowledge to faith, from that which we know to that which wo believe. All men honor Lincoln to-dny. All men will honor McIClnley to-morrow." Summary of Commercial Conditions. He gave a brief summary of commercial conditions existing in the United States In 1896. Forty per cent of the railroads were In the hands of receivers. one quarter of twenty million laboring men were idle and one-tenth of twenty millions more working on reduced time or wages. Our annal exports had diminished to J200.000.000; our bank deposits had been reduced to J197,000,000. Business follures had increased from 10,000 under Harrison, to 15,000 under Cleveland. Farm products were not worth raising and farmers could not pay Interest on their mortgages. Merchants were helpless, factories were closed, furnnres were cold, mines shut down. Thin had been brought about by competition with foreign cheap labor by free trade. As to Bryan's Prophecy. Continuing, Bishop Fowler said that in 1895 Bryan prophesied that Republican success would mean four years more of such conditions and he outlined existing commercial conditions to show that these predictions had failed.. Taking up the subject of expansion he said, in part: "As a bollover In American history, I am an expansionist. It is-Republican doctrine and Democratic practice. Expansion is the law of Saxon Ufa. When he accepted Individual nccuntablllty directly to God. without the Intervention of any man, then God gave Himself reliance. ajid sent him about the Job of subdulnc and savin* the world, and He is out nnd at It. The effort to sweep back the tide of the ocean Is more certain to win than the men who stake their success fighting expansron: for they nre fighting not merely McKlnley and the Rough Rider and tho American people, but they are also lighting the resistless force runnlnir through all ages of nature, the force of natural selection, and they are also fighting God's eternal purpose to elevate thrs races. Expansion in Our Blood. "Expansion Is In our blood. In our history. In our religion. It is our destiny. "To call expansion Imperialism Is either foolish or inslncerp. or both. No department of the government could usurp supreme power. Congress could not do It. The senate could not undertake It. The President, least of all, could resist the people. He Is under the jaw always. He Is able only to execute the will of the people. The only possible emperor Is tne absolute power above Congress, above the supreme court, above the President,?77,000,000 people. "It McKlnley Is elected he will continue tho protective tariff. He will retain the gold standard: he will keep our fin* floating over all our territory, preserving our national honr.r; h^ will hold the United States up to the front as a world power: secure the open door for trade and the Gospel, and help to perpetuate civilization. thus hastening the end of heathenism and the Chrlstlanlzatlon of the world." TO KILL GATES Was tho Purposo of a Former Employe of the Multi-Millionaire. Arrested for Criminal Designs. CHICAGO. Oct. 19.?S. I. Morris was arrested this evening for an alleged attempt upon the life of John W. Gates, CX-pruniuciih ui hue ^viiici icaii umi w. Wlre Company. When searched at the police station, two large revolvers were found concealed In h!n pockets. It Is asserted that Morris also had designs upon the life of TV. J. Brlmpon, general manager of the Kansas City St Southern railroad, whom Morris," It Is alleged, had enticed to this city by means of a telegram purporting to have been signed by Gates, but which ho himself had sent. Manager Brlmson arrived at the Grand Pacific hotel today In accordance with the appointment made in the telegram. He failed to find Mr. Gates In his office In the Rookery building. After a hasty consultation, the two men decided thnt Morris originated the scheme, both having received threatening letters from him. Morris was captured near the offices of the Illinois Steel Company in the Itookery building. He was formerly in the employ of Gates, and maintains that the latter owes him $50,000. I'unimio n/ Ihn Pnftknrv nm nnld In havo overheard the prisoner making threats to kill Mr. Gates and the two men refrained from going to luncheon at the Grand Pacific hotel, where, according to tho telegram, they were to havo met. Instead, tho attorneys for Mr. Gates, with offices In the same building, were notified, and they' nt oncc dispatched a messenger to detective headquarters and asked Captain Colleran's nstlstance. When taken Into the chief of detectives' office, Morris could apparently give no Intelligible explanation of the affair, and refused to assign any rearon for being In possession of tho two revolvers. Mr. Gates Is a multl-mllllonalre and returned but a short tlmo since from Europe, whero ho spent tho summer. i EVIDENCES OF PROSPERITY IN THE GREAT WEST. Where Want and Famine Existed Under Democratic Eelgn, Plenty and Happiness Now Prevail. SPELLBINDERS ON THE PLAINS Disseminating Republican Doctrines. Kansas Sure for McKinloy?Story of a Bailroad?Grazing Belt. (From a Btaff Correspondent.) ON BOARD TRAIN NO. 5. A. F. & S. FE RAILROAD, NEAR TOPEICA, Kas., Oct. 10.-?-Ye.stQrday, la Chicago, I called at the headquarters of the Republican national committee, and witnessed a Ecwie of political activity rarely equalled In a presldontlal campaign. Under the auperviBlon of that veteran organiser, Hon. Henry C. Hedges, of Ohio, chairman of the speakers' bureau, the work of electing the next President and Vlco President goes bravely on, and tlio word "apathy" has been expunged from the Republican dictionary. The Auditorium dnnex and all the committee rooms w'ero crowded with eager and enthusiastic polltlclar.3 of all degrees. Tho amount of buiiness dispatched Is almost Incredible. During the half hour I remained In tho chairman's office, no leas than a score of spellbinders were assigned to duty, and whole bundles of telegrams catno pouring In from the army of orators Jn the field, telling the results of their meetings and arranging details of their itinerary. Disseminating Republican Doctrines. All over the west these well informed and eloquent speakers aro disseminating the doctrines of Republicanism. If 1890 was a campaign of education, this year should prove a year of graduation, for with the great number of masterful minds now engaged in exposing the fallacious dogmas of free trade and free sliver, and the many other dangerous and destructive policies of modern Democracy, there Is no excuse for an Intelligent citizen remaining In doubt as to how to cast his vote so that It will con tribute to a. continuation of existing conditions of prosperity at home and prestige abroad. The great state of Kansas, through which I am now passing, furnishes an Illustration of the remarkable Industrial changes that have occurred in the past three years. Persons familiar with the history of western railroads will remember that under the Cleveland administration many of these trans-continental highways suffered financial reverses that threatened their corporate existence. Compelled to Succumb. The A. F. & S. Fe road, with its extensive mileage, penetrating with its magnificent systems some of the richest and most productive agricultural regions In the United States, was compelled to succumb to the adverse conditions, and went Into the hands of a receiver. To-day, I am Informed by an official of the road, It Is Impossible to handle the traffic for lack of transportation facilities. Th? road Is absolutely congested with loaded trains, a^id over one thousand cars of freight have accumulated along the line, waiting to Ue moved to their destination. The earnings of the road have Increased over 55,000,009 in the past year, and the outlook for the future Is promising. With this visible evidence that the products of Kansas are finding a profitable market, and bringing rich returns to the farmers, who can doubt they will refuse to vote for a change? Kansas a Republican State. Count on Kansas swinging Into the Republican column with a plurality of fully 25,000 over the Demo-Populist ticket. The freo silver heresy no longer afflicts the granger element; In fact, it Is not entertained even by persons of Impaired mentality. Recently, two sheriffs of I\ansa3 counties met on a train, each having In charge a supposed lunatic whom they were conducting to the insane asylum at Ossawatomle. The officers seated their unfortunate charges together, and they soon engaged In conversation. "Where are you going?" asked the iirsi urmciiicu iiiuiu "To Ossawatomle," says No. 2. "What for?" "Going: into the 'sylum." "What for?" "They say I'm crazy." "What did you go crazy on?" "Religion. Now, where are you going?" "To Osaawatomie," says No. 1* "What for?" , "They say I am crazy, too." "And what did you go crazy on?" 1 "Free silver." . "Oh, pshaw," said the other, "you can't get Into the 'sylum, Tou ain't crazy. Yeu ?xa only a natural born fool." T?t many pwsons etalmlng to bo sajie inm\ and patriots will rote for Bryan and free sliver. Anti-Expansion Does Not Thrivo. The anti-expansion i?sue does not thrive well out here in the west. The people say we want all tho foreign markets we can get. We want to feed the hungry millions of the Orient, and we do not see why the descendants of the pioneers who braved the perils of frontier life on the desolate plains, fought the Indians and settled this ipivnuiu uuuiniu annum uui ? ?? *5 ??? portunlty to extend -their trade, and make the commerce of the PficiHc ocean equal to the commerce of the Atlantic. For nearly 800 miles west of Kansas City there extends the greatest grain growing belt on the continent. An endless succession of helds of corn, wheat, hVi oate and other ccrcajs, cavcriug a thousand acres laden" xvfth delicious fruit greets tho cyo of tho traveller. The happy agriculturist Is now converting these products Into gold dollars of standard value throughout the world, and later on his orders -for the luxuries and necessaries required to bring contentment to himself and family will bo sent to oastorn merchants. Why should ho want a change? Pind Steady Employment. In consequence of thoao prosperous conditions, the skilled and unskilled labor of the west finds steady employment at remunerative wages. In many towns along the great railways, carpenters and builders are refusing contracts, and say they can undertake no more work before tho snow flics. Whiflj^iould labor want a change? Tho miners In tho mineral-bearing: states and territories, from Alaska to Mexico, Qpo busy ...v.. UUU UtiU 41* V1UJ u,u\x UlfiWSl shifts, receiving wages satisfactory to themselves and their unions, and have constant and unlnterruptefl employment. They arc tho IflJryuct consume of tho products of tho farms, and they aro setting all they can oonsurae. So why should they want a change? Even the waiter glrla In th? dining stations, who a few years ngo servo?t the transient guests In frowsy calico, and looked tho plcturo of despair and dlscontnt, now perform their duties attired In snow-whlto gowns, gaily decorated with colored ribbons, and sweetly smile at tho tired and hungry travollers? Why should they want a ohango ?unless It la a change from slnglo blessedness to the Joys of tlio marital state? No, the men and women of this progressive country freely realise and appreciate the difference between tho dark days of adversity, now happily past, and the bright sun of prosperity that each day greets the vision of dwellers on tho shores of the Atlantic, and sheila Its comforting rays on all the hosts Inhabiting tho land to the far-off Pacific coast. No change! No change! "McKlnley and Prosperity" Is th? watchword of the people, and on November C their mandate from which there Is no appeal, will be duly executed. T. N. N. WILSON'S FUNERAL Attended by Large Numbers of Sympathizing Friends and. Townspeople?Ex-President Cloveland. Present?Services Simple, But Impressive. Special Dispatch to tho Intolllgenccr. CHARLES TOWN, W. Ytu, Oct. lfc? The funeral of the late "William Lyne Wilson, president of Washington and Lee University, who died Wednesday morning, at took place hero at noon to-day. 'The party arrived by special train. When the train arrived at tha station there were fully 2.500 people, who had gathered from the town and all secLlons of the county to pay their last respects to their distinguished dead townsman. After the remains were viewed by a large number of people, the funeral procession started for Edge Hill cemetery, where his remains were Interred la his family lot. The funeral procession was headed by over one hundred members of the John W? Rawson Camp of Confederate veterans, and the remainder was as follows: Tho Ssrvicta Simple. One hundred and twenty students of the Washington and Lcp University, under command of Mr. John Randolph Tucker, Jr.; the pall-bearers, G. Leon Mooro, John M. anil Samuel Howell, W? C. Frazler, John T. Colson, N. H. WU us. ti. u. wasnington ana (.ienerai win. P. Cralghlll; the faculty of tho Univorslty; tho board of trustees, and than the carriacea containing the members of his family, relatives and friends. At tho cemetery the services wero simple and solemn. The burial servlco was read by Rev. Thomas A. Johnson, pastor of the Baptist church a1 Lexington, Va., but now of Hagerstown, Md. Tho prayer made by Rev. Dr. A. C. Hopkins, pastor of tho Presbyterian church, was one of the most touching over heard here, and brought tears to the eyes of many. Rev. R. S. Coupland, rector of the Second Episcopal church, pronounced the benediction. The oholr, composed of members of all the church choirs of the town, san* "Lead, Kindly Light." and "Asleep In Jesus." The floral offerings were most beautiful, and wero sweet tributes to the high Christian character of tho distinguished statesman. Business Houses Closed* Out of respect to Mr. Wilson, all tho business houses of the town suspeofled during the funeral 6ervIoes. Among tho prominent people who nttendod tha firncral were: Ex-President Cleveland and ox-C<nk gressman Isadore Strauss, of Now Yorir Mr. Clovcland arrived last night wit* Mr. Strauss, and to-day ho was greeted by a largo crowd, who called to mk. their respects. Ho and Mr. Wilson wero intimate friends, and ho ecemed very much distressed at his death. Mr, Cleveland drove to Harper's Furry this afternoon, and returned homo. Tho fu* neraJ party also returned to Lcdnffloxv Ya., this afternoon. Movement of Steamships. HAVRE?Arrived: La Touraino, from New York. NAPLES?Arrived: Ems, from Nov; York. "Weather Forecast for To-Day. For Ohio, fnlr Saturday nndtkmdavi warmer In eastern portion Saturday: light variable winds, bscommg fresh southerly by Sunday. For western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, fair Saturday and Sunday; warmer Saturday; light variable winds* becoming freaWaoutherly by Sunday. Local Temperature. Tho temperature Tluirnday a* cltwerreA by C. Schnepf, dniuijliit, eoruhr Market and Fourteenth afreets, was as follows: 7 a. m 5713 p. m 71 9 a. m ,-iX 7 r. m Cj 12 m rnSS; Weather, Clear. FRIDAY. 7 n. m..... . JIC.1 p, m f.l 9 ft. m 50l7 j?. m fcj 12 m......%.?.<?i\Vcath*r, Vatr.